NBAA Names Recipients of 2015 Maintenance Scholarships
May 5, 2015
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  • Portland, OR, May 5, 2015 – The Maintenance Committee of the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) is awarding the 2015 Maintenance Technical Reward and Career Scholarships (TRACS) at the Association’s Maintenance Management Conference, opening today in Portland, OR.

    With the Maintenance TRACS awards in hand, these 44 recipients will be able to attend model-specific courses at training centers offering aircraft, engine and avionics instruction.

    Dedicated to the promotion of technical education and training for maintenance personnel in the business aviation industry, the Maintenance TRACS program is open to current and aspiring A&P mechanics, and also to military personnel who are making the transition to a civilian career in business aviation.

    The 2015 Maintenance TRACS recipients and their courses are:

    •Viktorius Adipratomo – Bombardier Global 5000/6000 Maintenance Initial Course
    •Scott Ahrens – CAE King Air 300/350 Maintenance Initial Course
    •Dominick Albanese – Williams FJ Engine Line Maintenance Course
    •Kayla Arthurs – Honeywell Engine CFE738 Line Maintenance Course
    •Jeancarlo Colon – GE Aviation CF34 Turbofan Line Maintenance Course
    •Kyle Cooke – NBAA Maintenance Management Conference
    •Kyle Fenton – Abaris Composite Structures FDR (Phase1) Course
    •Suzanne Fernandes – Rockwell Collins Pro Line 21 King Air C90/B200/B350 Avionics Course
    •Paul Ford – Bombardier Global Express Electrical Troubleshooting Course
    •Josiah Foster ¬ FSI PT6 Line Maintenance Course
    •Benjamin Guice – Honeywell Primus Epic Gulfstream PlaneView Line Maintenance Course
    •William Hernandez – Gulfstream G550 Maintenance Initial Course
    •Sajinda Jayasuriya – Honeywell Primus Epic Dassault 900/2000 Line Maintenance Course
    •Joshua Jones – Bombardier Challenger 604/605 Maintenance Update Course
    •Tyler Joya – Rolls-Royce AE3007C Engine Course
    •Adam Kohn – Flight Safety International Principles of Advanced Composite Repair Course
    •Robert Lay – Dassault Falcon Jet Falcon 7X EASy Maintenance Initial Course
    •Jefferson Luce – Bell Helicopter Connector Maintenance Course
    •Christopher Mariscal – Rockwell Collins Pro Line Fusion Embraer L500 Avionics Course
    •Mark McGill – AeroTechna Solutions MSG-3 Course
    •Shaun Milicic – Honeywell Engine TFE-731 Line Maintenance Course
    •Matthew Mills ¬ NCATT Aircraft Electronics Technician (AET) Exam
    •Von Moody – University of Southern California Viterbi School of Engineering Aviation Security & Safety Program
    •Joshua Morris – Bell Helicopter Connector Maintenance Course
    •Andrew Muller – Safran Turbomeca Engine Maintenance Initial Course
    •Brian Murphy – Gulfstream G550 Maintenance Initial Course
    •Jonathon Nett – Abaris Composite 10-day Course
    •Kirstie Ovlasuk – CAE Gulfstream G450/G550 Maintenance Initial Course
    •Reece Pedersen ¬ Bombardier Learjet 60\60XR Maintenance Initial Course
    •Calvin Pereira – CAE Falcon 50\50EX Maintenance Initial Course
    •Lynze Price – Bell Helicopter Composite Blade Repair Course
    •Corby Renfrew – Textron Aviation King Air Maintenance Initial Course
    •Bradley Renguso – Bombardier Learjet 45 Maintenance Initial Course
    •James Sain – GE Aviation H80 Turboprop Line Maintenance Course
    •James Scott ¬ GE Aviation CFM56 Line Maintenance Course
    •Ricardo Sierra – Rockwell Collins Pro Line Fusion Global 5000/6000 Avionics Course
    •Jonathan Spray – Williams FJ Engine Line Maintenance Course
    •Tyler St Hilaire – Cessna CX Maintenance Initial Course
    •Clint Steman – Honeywell Engine Line Maintenance Course
    •Kayton Stoyak – Bell Helicopter Composite Repair Course
    •Travis Tompkins – Textron Citation CE-560 Maintenance Initial Course
    •Matthew Traggianese – Williams FJ Engine Line Maintenance Course
    •Tom Valade – Honeywell Primus Epic Augusta AW-139 Line Maintenance Course
    •Alex Zdrojewski – Global Jet Services Maintenance Initial Course

    NBAA thanks the following organizations for making the Maintenance TRACS program possible: Abaris Training Resources, Bell Helicopters, Bombardier Aerospace, CAE Simuflite, Dassault Falcon Jet, FlightSafety International, GE Aviation, Global Jet Services, Inc., Gulfstream Aerospace Corp., Honeywell, Inc., NCATT, Textron Aviation, Rockwell Collins, Rolls-Royce, Inc., Safran Turbomeca USA, USC Viterbi School of Engineering, Williams International and Xcoal.

    Applications for the 2016 Maintenance TRACS awards will be available early fall 2015. For more information on this program, visit the Maintenance TRACS web page.

    In addition to the scholarship program offered by the Maintenance Committee, NBAA Charities offers a number of other scholarships and programs to promote professional development and business aviation careers. For more information, contact NBAA at (202) 783-9000, or to download application forms, visitwww.nbaa.org/scholarships.